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Poster: Lukl Date: Jun 5, 2014 9:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: DAISY books, Open Library, and Internet Archive

I've noticed that when one clicks on a DAISY book at Open Library, and then click to see further details over at the Internet Archive, one can see images of the book under 'View the book' heading.

It clearly looks like the book was scanned as a PDF, but the option to download a PDF over at Open Library is not available, only DAISY is listed.

An example of one book is:

Warrant for genocide; the myth of the Jewish world-conspiracy and the Protocols of the elders of Zion

The Open Library link is:

If you click the Internet Archive link under the heading 'ID Numbers' you'll be taken here, where you can see the images:

Was PDF access available at one point, but then taken away with the addition of DAISY access?

There are many books like this. I struggle to see why there can't be both DAISY and PDF access.

I've done a quick search on these forums and found only one thread which has mentioned this before:

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Jun 6, 2014 6:34am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: DAISY books, Open Library, and Internet Archive

any book published after 1923 has rights issues. federal law allows all books to be available to the print disabled regardless of publish date.

more info at